Women In Business Archives

WESTMARC hires president and CEO

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WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, announced that Sintra Hoffman will be joining the organization as president and CEO, succeeding Richard Hubbard. Hoffman comes to WESTMARC from ADOT where she has been a policy advisor to the director and leadership team and an assistant director on public affairs and local government outreach.  She has also served as deputy city… Read More →

Littler Mendelson names Kristy Peters shareholder

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Kristy Peters, an attorney in the Phoenix office of Littler, an employment and labor law practice representing management, has been made a shareholder, which went into effect Jan. 1. The firm promoted a total of 15 new attorneys to shareholder across its U.S. offices. “Kristy is an exceptional attorney and has demonstrated outstanding leadership, hard… Read More →

Kellie Zimmet is new director for Central Phoenix Women

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Kellie Zimmet, co-founder and senior partner at the consulting firm Elevate Human Potential will take over as the new director for Central Phoenix Women, an established women’s organization in the Valley led by JoAnn Holland. Over the past two years Central Phoenix Women experienced double digit growth. Members include women in banking, law, marketing, commercial… Read More →

Sky Harbor adds new deputy aviation director

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Chris Madsen will join  as the new Deputy Aviation Director for Business and Properties on January 11. Madsen has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry.  Most recently, she worked as the director of operations for a boutique consulting firm that specializes in concessions planning and financial analysis. In her new role,… Read More →

Jason Mitchell Realty promotes top agent

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The Jason Mitchell Realty Group at Realty Executives announced Monday the promotion of its newest team member, Stephanie Troy, to presidents club sale consultant. Troy joined the Jason Mitchell Realty Group less than a year ago, bringing nearly 10 years of experience to the Jason Mitchell team. Within the past year, Troy averaged a million dollars… Read More →

Valley Partnership leaders named to state water group

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Gov. Doug Ducey appointed the CEO and a board member of Valley Partnership, Monday, to the newly-formed Water Augmentation Council. Cheryl Lombard, CEO and president, and Arizona State Land Commissioner and Valley Partnership Board Members Lisa Atkins were appointed to the council, which will investigate long-term water augmentation strategies and more. “Water issues are a… Read More →

Sierra Tucson names director of Eating Recovery Program

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Sierra Tucson, appointed Gayle Masterson, MD, as the director of its residential Eating Recovery Program. Masterson employs and evidence-based approach to her patients while providing the best possible care. She brings 17 years of psychiatry and eating disorder experience. “I strive to achieve patient wellness and satisfaction through education, healing and compassion,” Masterson said. Masterson earned… Read More →

Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015

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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to read the story.… Read More →

Polsinelli attorney will serve on MPEXA board

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The Metropolitan Phoenix Export Alliance selected Polsinelli Attorney Melissa Miller Proctor to serve on its working board. Proctor has spent her career handling international trade, import and export legal matters for companies throughout the United States. She is excited to be a part of efforts to support the greater Phoenix metro area in becoming a hub… Read More →

Dawn Nagle will lead Metro Phoenix Export Alliance

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In partnership with the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), Metro Phoenix Export Alliance (MPEXA) has hired Dawn Nagle as Director. Nagle will oversee the MPEXA initiatives, identifying exporting pathways for Arizona businesses. She brings a strong background in exporting, previously serving as Trade Commissioner with the Canadian Consulate in Phoenix and many years in global technology… Read More →

Quarles & Brady earns pro bono service award

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP recently announced its Phoenix and Tucson offices have been honored with the Arizona State Bar’s Bankruptcy Section Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. In celebration of national Pro Bono Week, the bankruptcy section of the Arizona State Bar gives out awards to individuals or groups that are active in bankruptcy pro bono service in… Read More →

Engel & Völkers Scottsdale adds 3 advisors

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Engel & Völkers Scottsdale has grown its residential real estate team with the addition of three advisors. Marcy Scott, Mark Crane and Jennifer Deurloo will join the acclaimed Scottsdale firm in serving the prestigious neighborhoods of Gainey Ranch, Paradise Valley, North Scottsdale, Silverleaf, and DC Ranch. Marcy Scott, advisor, Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, specializes in… Read More →

Nicole Stanton elected to American Law Institute

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), which works to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. As a member of the ALI, Stanton will have the opportunity to influence the development of the law with fellow judges, attorneys and academics through legal reform… Read More →

Quarles & Brady adds Andrea Landeen to staff

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Andrea “Andy” Landeen has joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. Landeen focuses primarily on the representation of lenders and other creditors in pre- and post-judgment litigation. Her practice emphasizes litigation including commercial contracts, deeds of trust, enforcement of promissory notes, personal and commercial guaranties,… Read More →